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RATINGS: 144   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.85   EST. CALORIES: 312   ABV: 10.4%
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Behold! The fifth collaborative effort of Three Floyds and Mikkeller. This complex ale is just the beverage for canal boat trips in Copenhagen or the brutal Chicago winter. This year’s offering will be brewed in both Europe and in Chicago. Look for both editions and the subtle differences in each. Cheers and thanks for supporting craft beer.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
saxo (13851) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - DEC 11, 2013
Bottle. Nice head with good duration. Color is golden. Aroma and taste are malt, grass, fruits, alcohol and hops.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jaysbeers (68) - - NOV 29, 2013
Bottle to glass. A little bit of a funky (good) aroma to go with the hops. A big flavor. A little malt sweetness to start. Finishes with hops and the alcohol does longer on the back of the tongue and throat. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
TBone (12541) - Pori, FINLAND - NOV 28, 2013
Bottled 650ml PBFVIII
Orange color, small white head. Resiny, sweaty hoppy aroma. Medium-bodied. Citrus, resiny hoppy, some rice is evident. Better than Mikkeller version, not much.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Godofthecellar (667) - NYC, New York, USA - NOV 24, 2013
Bottle poured a hazy amber yellow with a fingers worth of soapy head. Flavor of malt, barley and oats mask the 10% abv. Well balanced , bready qith suttle sweetness

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jcos (1522) - Maryland, USA - NOV 18, 2013
Location/Date:Bottle split with Dave and Harris on 11/15/2013.

Appearance: Pours an orange cloud.
Aroma: Aroma of citrus, light wheat, light pine hops.
Taste: Light medium bitterness, orange, wheat.
Palate:Medium body, slightly slick.

Summary: I really enjoyed this 3F brew. Nice amount of citrus, nice amount of pine, balanced

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
superspak (2543) - Michigan, USA - OCT 21, 2013
1800th review! 22 ounce bottle into signature tulip glass, bottled in 8/2012. Pours moderately hazy bright orange amber color with a 2 finger dense cream colored head with great retention, that reduces to a small cap that lingers. Spotty soapy lacing clings around the glass. Aromas of big pineapple, tangerine, grapefruit, lemon zest, orange zest, orange rind, floral, grass, pine, honey, bread, candy sugar, and floral earthiness. Damn nice aromas with good complexity of hop notes with moderate pale malt balance; and good strength. Taste of pineapple, tangerine, grapefruit, pine, lemon/orange zest, orange rind, floral, grass, honey, candy sugar, bread, and floral earthiness. Good amount of pine bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of pineapple, tangerine, grapefruit, orange/lemon zest, orange rind, pine, floral, grass, honey, candy sugar, bread, and floral earthiness on the finish for a while. Fantastic complexity of hop flavors with moderate pale malt balance; with great crisp malt/bitterness balance and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Medium carbonation and medium-full bodied; with a lightly slick, crisp, and moderately sticky mouthfeel that is great. Alcohol is very well hidden with only a slight warming present after the finish. Overall this is a fantastic blonde barelywine! All around awesome complexity and balance of hop and pale malt flavors; and very smooth and crisp to sip on for the ABV. A highly enjoyable offering.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
madmitch76 (14711) - , Essex, ENGLAND - OCT 6, 2013
11th March 2013
Hazy deep gold beer, big off white head. Palate is light and a little crisp. Lovely lovely hoppy goodness! A touch of light skunk, sweet pine, orange led tropical fruits. Mango also prominent. Finishes smooth with mild creamy malt, skunk and more tropical fruits. Fabulous!

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Stew41 (1736) - Woodend, AUSTRALIA - OCT 4, 2013
Dunno. Not bad, and packs punch in a balanced way, but has a heavy and daggy old world character which, to me at least, doesn’t really excite. Pleasant enough but fully priced.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
fonefan (34595) - VestJylland, DENMARK - SEP 9, 2013

Bottle 22fl.oz.

Clear medium yellow orange colour with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, fruity, moderate to light light heavy hoppy, sweet malt. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and moderate bitter with a long duration, sweet malt, fruity, dry, alcohol, rice - sake notes. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft, finish feel is light alcoholic. [20130515]

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
HopRedHead (344) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - SEP 4, 2013
Bottle from Slowbeer. Pours thick golden orange with a creamy off-white head. Pungent aroma of caramel biscuits, juicy apricot, grapefruit and toffee. Taste is heavy malt - lots of big caramel but retains a moderate dried apricot hop profile. Nice and sweet, like a super malty IPA. Flavours weren’t as prominent as the aroma, but the body was nice and thick. Solid beer.


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